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Sol Blanco (T3), co-head of SAGA

LGBTQ+ Support at UNIS — Past, Present, and Future

By Maya Mukherjee, Writer March 5, 2021

The coming out of youth icons Jojo Siwa and Elliot Page over the past two months has captured headlines globally and shone a spotlight on the gaps in support for LGBTQ+ teens. The struggles of these adolescents...

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Horrified but not Surprised: UNIS Students React to the Storming of the Capitol

By Maya Mukherjee, Writer January 28, 2021

The attack on the Capitol on January 6th could have been straight out of a Black Mirror episode. Unfortunately, the events were all too real. Two thousand people, deluded by conspiracy theories, violently...

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A Better Democracy: Female Representation Hits All-Time High

By Tatiana Barberi January 3, 2021

“For me a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.” – Michele Bachelet, former President of Chile While women have made tremendous...

Little Cupcake Bakeshop had a few customers, cupcakes, and a Food & Wine Magazine proclaiming it has

A Walk Through Soho – The Pandemic and Businesses in Photographs

By Maya Din January 3, 2021

Taking a brisk walk around New York City in April – in the midst of the pandemic –I saw an empty city. Gone were the yellow taxis whisking people away, the people talking while bumping into each other,...

New Club Spotlight

New Club Spotlight

By Lude Edens January 3, 2021

Twenty-twenty was chaotic and horrible for UNIS in many respects. COVID-19 and many other issues cast their shadows on the year. However, even though it might be hard to believe, 2020 also brought about...

Tips & Tricks for Hybrid Learning

Tips & Tricks for Hybrid Learning

By Rachel Kim January 3, 2021

With all the dissonance and conflict going on in the world right now, it can be hard for people to be on the same page about anything. However, there’s one thing that we can all agree on: virtual learning...

UNIS Heroes on the Pandemic Frontlines, In Their own Words

UNIS Heroes on the Pandemic Frontlines, In Their own Words

By Maya Mukherjee August 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected each and every one of us. As we reach the terrible milestone of 125,000 COVID-19 deaths in this country, it’s easy to feel that we will be trapped in this loop forever....

Student Voices on Law Enforcement

Student Voices on Law Enforcement

By Clara Scholl, Editor-in-Chief June 19, 2020

Prompted by the murder of George Floyd, I asked rising T4 students a series of three questions about their and their family’s experiences with law enforcement in New York City. “What has your experience...

New York City, June 6th, 2020.

A World of Protest: UNIS Reacts to Racial Injustice

By Maya Mukherjee June 11, 2020

From Minneapolis to Memphis, Louisville to Los Angeles, Tallahassee to Toronto to Tokyo, Seoul to Sydney, London to Le Havre, outrage over racial violence has ignited protests worldwide in support of Black...

Virtual School: UNIS moves to Minecraft

Virtual School: UNIS moves to Minecraft

By Clara Scholl, Editor-in-chief June 6, 2020

NEW YORK, NY – Walking into the familiar UNIS lobby, you can almost smell the fresh bacon, egg and cheese wafting in from the cafeteria. Reaching into your bag, you momentarily begin to panic, unable...

Photo by Won-Jae Chang.

Coachella? Try UNIS at Carnegie Hall Instead

By Sophia Lenczowski April 21, 2020

Carnegie Hall, named after Andrew Carnegie, is one of the most famous and magnificently sounding concert halls in the world. This renowned building has been home to concerts from musicians such as Duke...

Photo by Eren Levine.

How to Keep Your Cool During Online School

By Lude Edens April 21, 2020

Students are now sitting in front of their computer at home for many hours to avoid social contact. This is not only because UNIS has switched to online school, but also because almost all outside-of-school...

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